William Case is Professor and Head of School of Politics, History and International Relations at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He was previously Professor of Southeast Asian politics and Director of the Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC) at City University of Hong Kong; Associate Professor in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies at Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia); Lecturer at University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defense Force Academy; and Adjunct Lecturer at MARA University (Institute) of Technology (Shah Alam, Malaysia). He has also held visiting or research positions at the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University; Ateneo de Manila University; University of Malaya; De La Salle University (Manila); National University of Malaysia; University of the Philippines at Diliman; Chulalongkorn University; and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (Jakarta).
Professor Case's areas of research specialization include Comparative Politics, Comparative Democratization, Elite Analysis, and Southeast Asian politics.
Professor Case's teaching and learning interests include comparative political economy, global political economy, comparative politics, political regime types and change, and democratization. At… read more
Professor Case is currently researching political transition in Malaysia, Coivid-19 pandemic policy in Malaysia, and Malaysia's place in the East Asian region. He is also continuing a longstanding… read more
WILLIAM CASE, 2020. Democracy in an Age of Authoritarianism. In: Malaysia's 14th General Election and UMNO's Fall: Intra-Elite Feuding and the Pursuit of Power Routledge. 21-42
WILLIAM CASE, 2019. 'Politics in Malaysia Today': 'Demise of the Hybrid? Not so Fast' Taiwan Journal of Democracy. 15(2), 1-29
WILLIAM CASE, 2018. 'Political Elites in Southeast Asia'. In: HEINRICH BEST AND JOHN HIGLEY, ed., Palgrave Handbook of Political Elites Palgrave. 225-240
Professor Case's teaching and learning interests include comparative political economy, global political economy, comparative politics, political regime types and change, and democratization. At UNMC, he teaches into the International Relations programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Professor Case is currently researching political transition in Malaysia, Coivid-19 pandemic policy in Malaysia, and Malaysia's place in the East Asian region. He is also continuing a longstanding research agenda involving democratic change and authoritarian resilience across the Southeast Asian region.
Professor Case's research agendas have addressed democratic change, authoritarian durability, and the origins and the persistence of hybrid political regimes, especially in Malaysia and the Southeast Asian region. He has written too on political elites.
Professor Case envisions new research agendas involving China-Southeast Asia relations and their impact on the comparative political economies of Southeast Asian country cases.